Emirates displayed its latest four-class Airbus A380 aircraft at the sixth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2022.

Emirates Flight Training Academy’s Embraer Phenom 100EV jet also featurde at the show, with instructors on hand to provide tours of the training aircraft.

Last week was the third time that Emirates had brought the world’s largest commercial aircraft to the Bahrain Airshow.

Popular addition

At the previous edition, the aircraft attracted 11,000 visitors who experienced its latest interior cabins and innovations.

This year, visitors saw the A380’s latest products including refreshed cabins, its popular newest generation OnBoard Lounge and Shower Spa, as well as the airline’s Premium Economy Class cabin.

Training programme

The Embraer Phenom 100 training aircraft is utilised by the Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA). Located near Dubai World Central (DWC) airport and spread over an area the size of 200 football fields, it is one of the most advanced flight training facilities in the world.

Besides ground school, simulators and cadet accommodation, the academy also boasts a 1,800 m dedicated runway and an independent air traffic control tower. The Phenom 100EV is one of five such aircraft in EFTA’s fleet, which also includes 22 Cirrus SR22 G6.

The Phenom 100EV features state-of-the-art avionics and the industry’s first-ever touchscreen glass flight deck designed for light turbine aircraft, providing graphical flight planning training for cadets.
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